Tag: unemployment

12
Mar

Use the Internet to Find a Job ” Part 7: Researching & Networking – Research your industry and get to know everything about the power players. Learn about labor market trends, because it can help to find out who is hiring and what skill sets are going to be needed in the future. Get used to running long search commands until you find exactly what you are looking for. The search engine is a great

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7
Mar

Use the Internet to Find a Job ” Part 2: The Essentials The main advantages of using the Internet as job search tool are that it is accessible 24 hours a day; you can apply to any location, and control a more detailed job search. – Bookmark all the good job board sites so you are constantly checking for newest job postings that might not come through in an alert. Some postings may have a

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6
Mar

Use the Internet to Find a Job ” Part 1: The Basics Knowing where to find a job is the first step. In today’s career search, the Internet is vital. Gone are the days of faxing and door-to-door marketing. (Although, do not discount those methods!) Email and the Internet are here and they are not going any where, any time soon! Most companies utilize an applicant tracking system and tailor their searches to Internet job

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27
Feb

Career Fair Techniques – There are some techniques to utilize at a career fair. It’s not supposed to be about long lines and bad parking. You need to do as much as you can to not waste your time, nor the time of the companies in attendance. o Dress professionally always! It does not matter the type of career fair.o Bring copious amounts of resumes. Better to have more than less.o Bring a nice binder

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23
Feb

What to Do Immediately Following a Lay-Off: Unemployment Advice ” General Basic Advice to Get Started Week 1 o File for unemployment”immediatelyo Find out about your qualifications for Cobra from your previous employer and ensure you contact the right people to enroll you into Cobra health insuranceo Life insurance ” see if you can roll over your life insurance from your company into your own accounto Take care of your company investments such as stock

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